Nike relief from Acropolis, reduction in artificial marble

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Artificial marble | reduction | format 21.5 x 39 cm | weight 6 kg

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Nike relief from Acropolis, reduction in artificial marble

The original adorns the entry into the small Nike temple on Acropolis. In front of the entry into the sanctuary, even the Goddess takes off her sandals in order to enter the temple barefoot. Under the toga folds, her figure is revealed gracefully. One of the most beautiful reliefs of the classical Attic period, created around 450 B.C., Acropolis Museum, Athens.

Reduction in polymer artificial marble, format 21.5 x 39 cm. Weight 6 kg.

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An art work that is cut in from a stone or wooden surface, not modeled in the round.

According to the degree of projection one can distinguish between low-relief or bas-relief and high relief. The sunk relief is a common form of reliefs in Ancient Egypt, where the depicted scenes were cut into the stone or wood surface.

Among the most famous reliefs are the works of the Florentine master Lorenzo Ghiberti. He created, among others, the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the "Gates of Paradise".